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Galia Golan 
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Wellesley News 

Student Records 
now open for 
student inspection: 
Lead Story 




Confidential files now open to students 

Susan Andrews, acting Chaplain, wiU be ordained Sunday at the 
Church of the Covenant in Boston. 

Photo by Sasha Norkin '75 

By Florence Davis '76 

Wellesley College students now 
have access to all official College 
records in their name, including 
Infirmary records, letters of 
recommendation, Recorder's and 
Admissions files, and any 
evaluations made by deans, psy- 
chiatrists, and professors. 

The Family Educational Rights 
and Privacy Act of 1974, signed 
into law by President Ford on 
August 21, 1974, legislates access 
to student records in both public 
and private schools receiving 
Federal funds. 

In the case of elementary and 
secondary schools, the parents of 
a student have the right to inspect 
their child's records, and correct 
or challenge any misinformation, 
discrepancies, or . misleading 

The implications for students in 
institutions of higher education 
are different and hardly as astoun- 

Ms. Andrews to be Ordained 

By Donna Follansbee '77 


Wellesley 's Chaplain in 
Residence, Susan Andrews, will 
be ordained at 3 p.m. this Sunday, 
September 29. at the Church of 
the Covenant in Boston. The 
ceremony is the culmination of 
Sus;in's I'/; years of study, spon- 
sored by the Presbyterian Church. 

In preparation for ordination, 
she was required to pass oral and 
written examinations, which 
tested her theological standpoint 
and her understanding of 
counselling, preaching and 
worship. She also received a 
Master's Degree from Harvard 
School of Divinity in June. 1974. 

Ms. Andrews will become a ful- 
ly ordained minister through the 
laying on of hands. This will be 
the high point of the service. Dur- 

Guards attend 
lice classes 


Wellesley College Security 
guards will soon be attending 
classes at the Stale Police 
Academy. Security department 
officials suy thai new state laws 
have made it easier lor campus 
police to enroll in these courses 
and they intend to take advantage 
of the opportunity. 

Mr. Charles W. Happeney. 
Superintendent of the Security 
and Safety, stated that this 
development docs not in any 
way, relied stricter security 
policies. He said thai some 
guards have attended these classes 
in the past on their own. 

Also, Mr. Happeney said there 
will be no additional lire arms on 

ing it, the ordained clergy come 
forward and lay Iheir hands on the 
candidate's head, signifying the 
continuance of the Apostolic 
Succession, which was begun by 
Christ when He blessed Peter in 
that way. 

Other parts of the service will 
be performed by Ms. Andrew's 
friends and family. Reverend 
Paul San (mire, who is on 
sabbatical leave from Wellesley 
this year, will give the ordination 
prayer. The sermon will be 
delivered bj Susan's father. Dr. 
Mark Andrews, an Associate Ex- 
ecutive ol I he Synod of Mid 
America United Presbyterian 
Church. The personal charge of 
duly will be given by Mrs. An- 

Ms. Andrews feels that women 
should be recognized as vital to 
the Church, both as lay people 
and clergy. "Jesus did not 
differentiate between the sexes in 
Flis ministry; He charged us with 
the responsibility of being open to 
all human beings.' 

Approximately one percent of 
the ordained Presbyterian 
ministry is comprised of women. 
Thai number has risen markedly 
since the mid 1950s, when the 

first women were ordained, one of 
whom was Dr. Letty Russell, a 
Wellesley graduate. 

Ms. Andrews will be at 
Wellesley for ihc next eight 

ding as one might initially believe. 

Students at Wellesley, and at 
muny colleges and universities, 
have always had access to perma- 
nent record cards, transcripts, and 
other "non-confidential" 

Restricted material included all 
letters of recommendation in the 
student's admission file. Career 
Services file, and Dean's files. 

These letters of recommenda- 
tion, along with medical and psy- 
chiatric records and evaluations at 
the Infirmary, are now available 
for individual student inspection. 

Betlina Blake, Dean of 
Academic Programs, told NEWS 
thai all records which are passed 
from one official to another arc 
designated "official records" and 
can be viewed by students as soon 
as a procedure has been devided 
whereby a student sees only her 
records and not those of another 
student in the file. 

The implementation clause of 
the Privacy Act allows for a delay 
in the release of the records in 
order lo permit institutions to 
develop such a procedure; design- 
ed not to confound a student's ef- 
forts to sec her own files, but to in- 
sure olher students privacy from 
third-party invasions of their con- 
fidential records. 


Dean Blake provides a sum- 

mary of ihe Privacy Act and an 
analysis of its implications for 
both students and faculty: 

— Institutions of higher educa- 
tion which receive Federal funds 
must allow the student to inspect 
his or her "official records, files" 
and any data related to them. This 
includes "health daia" and 
"counselor observations." 

— The institution must es- 
tablish "appropriate procedures 
for the granting of a request ... for 
access" within 45 days of the time 
of the request. 

— The student shall have the 
opportunity, in a hearing, to 
challenge the accuracy of the 
records, and lo have them cor- 

— The institution must not per- 
mit the release of "personally 
identifiable records or files (or 
personal information contained 
therein)" without the student's 
written consent, except lo: 

a. other authorized college of- 

b. officials of another institu- 
tion to which the student is 

c. certain heads of governmen- 
tal educational agencies, if 
necessary in an audit of a 
federally funded program 
authorized by Federal law, 

d. a financial aid officer in con- 
nection with an application 

Union answers administration; 

expresses satisfaction with labor agreement 

Editor's Note: The following is a 
response to the Administration- 
Union settlement by John Miller, 
Business agent for the Union. It 
has been augmented by Florence 
Davis '76 without substantial 
change in the meaning of the arti- 

In the settlement worked out 
between Ihe Union and the 
College Administration, matrons 
employed by Wellesley College 
received around $54,000 in 
retroactive back pay. The dor- 
mitory Matrons filed a sex_ dis- 
crimination suil against the 
College under the Equal Pay Act, 
a federal law which requires the 
disbursement of equal pay for 
equal work. 

The female Matrons claimed 
that they did work equal to that of 

ihe higher paid male Cuslodians. 

Money paid lo the Matrons 
constitutes the amount of back 
pay they would have earned, had 
they been paid Ihe same amount 
as ihe Custodians. 

Varying amounts of back pay, 
up_lo over S2.000 will be paid to 
thirty-nine Matrons involved in 
Ihe litigation. 

The settlement of the lawsuit 
was worked out by representatives 
Ol Wellesley College (the Ad- 
ministration) and representatives 
of ihe Independenl Mainlenance 
and Service Employees Union, 
the union which sponsored the 
lawsuit for the Malrons. 

Joseph Sundulli, Esquire, the 
Boston-based representing the 
Union expressed pleasure with the 

"This kind of money always 
makes ihe client happy Here the 
back pay amounts to about one- 
half of each Matron's annual 
salary. However, what's really 
evening is that the settlement in- 
cludes a prospective wage in- 
crease of 2'. for both Matrons 
and Cuslodians and an agreement 
to Stabilize the employees' 

Don Jemella. President, and 
lolin Miller. Business Agent of 
the Union, felt relieved: 

"This sex discrimination 
problem has been consuming the 
energy of both Ihe employer and 
the Union for eight months. We 
are relieved that we could settle 
the ease in such a good way. Now 
wc can lurn our attenlion lo other 
pressing problems." 

for financial aid, 

c. or in compliance with a 
judicial order or subpoena. 

Students must specify in 
written form (the forms arc in Ihc 
process of being devised) the 
specific records lo be released. 
Students also have the right lo de- 
mand a copy of all released infor- 


All persons (third parlies) who 
wish access to a students record 
must fill out a request form which 
remains wilh the record and is 
available for student inspection. 

Although the Act specifies that 
official material is only available 

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About 100 students, trustees, 
administration and faculty 
members attended the annual 
"Leadership Conference" held 
last Friday on George's Island in 
Boston Harbor. The day-long 
conference, sponsored by the 
college, focused on proposals to 
solve various problems found at 

Wilma Scott Heidi, past presi- 
dent of the National Organization 
of Women and presently a guest- 
in-residence al Wellesley gave the 
opening address, calling on the 
conference to make a firm stand 
on feminism. She said that the 
college can not justify itself as a 
single sex institution unless it is 

Topics discussed included 

decision-making, guest in 

residence programs, black and 
women's studies, and com- 
munications breakdown at 

Student representatives from 
various organizations attended 
the conference. President Linnie 
Little was disappointed in faculty 
attendance. It is supposed thai 
since the conference was held on a 
class day, thai it was difficult for 
t. lenity lo attend. The faculty was 
represented by three members. 

A report on the proposals that 
were made by Ihe members "I ihe 
conference is expected to be 
released shortly h\ Senate. 

College evaluates Library wings progress 

Central registration : 

campus. Guards have been armed 
lor "years" according lo Mr. 


The Smith-Wesson is ihe stan- 
dard police service revolver. Mr. 
Happeney said only 6 guards on 
the campus patrol arc armed. 

According to Mr. Happeney, 
"None of our guards have ever 
fired their guns. There have been 
situations where they would have 
hecn justified in their use. but they 
have refrained from firing them 

By Mary Jo Ruben '77 

Central registration remains, in 
ihe minds of most students, a bad 
experience associated with Ihe 
lirsi week ol school. In the lime 
that has lapsed, il has been possi- 
ble to investigate the origin. 
preliminary groundwork, actual 
set-up, purpose, and resulting 
effectiveness of central registra- 

Susan Fcdo, Coordinator of 
Student Services and Director of 
Schneider, said thai the idea had 
been discussed periodically in the 
last two or three years She traced 
Ihe first proposal lo Roger fry. a 
former bursar. The idea 
developed is Wellesley bee. line 
more sophisticated in the use ol 
computer and the need for an 
effective and efficient method for 
data collection concerning 
students became necessary. 

A committee was set up, with 
members from various offices to 
work out a plan. Second semester 
lasi year, a "trial balloon in 
the form ol oi central registration 
lor new students, was sent up. 
The experiment was q success, so 
p|, ins lor a lull central registration 
I,, i i;,ll, 7-4 wen made. 

The long lines, the lime con- 
sumed, the inconveniences of cen- 

tral registration have been 
vehemently staled. Though the 
exact figures are not available yet, 
il is estimated that 9S% of 
Wellesley students went through 
central registration. In terms of 
accomplishment of purpose, cen- 
tral registration was effective 
both from the administration's 
goal of data collection, and the 
student's need lo know what iv is 
expected of her. 

What is necessary now is work 
devoted lo solving ihe prohlcms of 
central registration. Sue Fedo 
says "Potentially, we're on the 
right track." There will be a com- 
mittee formed, wilh each office in- 
volved lo decide what should he 
done in the future. 

Student suggestions have come 
in to Mrs. Fedo's office One 
suggestion is thai more students 
should be involved in the process, 
running Ihc various tables so as to 
speed up registration. Il was 
suggested lo have some students 
come hack lo school early and 
work on central registration as a worker. Mrs. Fcdo thought 
ilns a reasonable idea thai could 
use investigation. The need for 
more space for the procccs was 

The future question is how lo 
make a system both convenient 
and effective. 

By Vicky Alin '77 

The Construction on the 
Margaret Clapp Library will be 
completed b\ Spring of 1975, wilh 
the middle of October. 1975 set as 
its official opening dale, accor- 
ding to Ms. Helen Brown, Head 

Site planning was begun 
August, 1973. Since lhai lime. 
there have been several strikes, ac- 
counting for Ihe delays and ihe 
ditches on ihe Wcsi side of the 
building. In spite of these strikes, 
which included a construetion 
workers and plumbers strike, 
workers were able to continue on 
the interior construction and 
progress was not seriously 

There will be many changes in 
ihe library, including: new chairs, 
chosen by student vote: a smoking 
lounge in which there will he fur- 
niture for those who wish to study ; 
new carpeting on each floor; air 
conditioning; a belter listening 
room! and separate faculty rooms. 

Also, it is hoped that a cen- 
tralization of some library 
resources can be begun. 

Skylights have been con- 
structed through which the light 
comes lo give the impression of 
airiness. In addition, there are 
windows on either side of the new 
wings. The West wing has an es- 
pecially attractive, view overlook- 

ing the lake which, as was design- 
ed, will come right up under the 

Construction is advancing al a 

steady pace The new library will 
be roomier, lighter, and complete- 
ly modernized. Not onlj is il 
adapted lo suit varion- Study 

habits, it utilizes beautiful 

The new library wings under construction promise to provide more 
comfortable and modern study areas. 

Photo by Betsy Monrad 76 


Wellesley News 


"Hand-waving legality 
generates residence contract 

This summer each one of us received (he new residence contract. 
Prompted by the misunderstandings that surfaced last- semester 
when [he College unexpectedly closed for January, members ol Ihe 
administration realized a new contract was definitely needed. The 
new contract differed from (he old version in several critical areas. 
First, the contract explicitly staled rights and privileges or the college 
that in the past had been assumed This was without doubt a positive 
step in bringing mailers out in the open. However, this also exposed 
Ihe possibility that some of these rights the College assumed were 
justified, were not in fact necessary, or for that matter, legal. 

The most glaring example of this "hand-waving legality" was the 
right of entry into a student's room. Couching this right in 
mysterious terms, the contract slates thai "when feasible" a student 
will be notified of entry. What is that supposed to mean? In answer 
lo that question, the College lawyer explained to NEWS thai if a 
window broke in a room over a vacation, the College had the right to 
walk in your room and fix it. on the grounds that the action was in 
the interest of ihe community Apartment dwellers do not have this 
responsibility to the community. While the College is so concerned 
with damage lo iheir own properly, nowhere is it stated that the 
College is liable for damage incurred by students' property when a 
College employee enters the room to fix the window To this point, 
Ihe College law ycr maintained this should be understood. Why was it 
not staled along with the other liabilities, that by no coincidence only 
represented (he Colleges position of property rights? 

A second "ambiguity** involved the College retaining the option to 
place students in others' rooms over a break such as January. Up un- 
til two \ears ago. one dorm was routinely left open: and for a small 
fee. students occupied rooms which did not belong lo them. The 
legality ol this practice was questioned and hence, the College back- 
ed off Now we find this option written into the contract. Most 
students recogni/e (he value in keeping a dorm open for those who 
wish 10 slay on campus while the College is not in session. But that is 
not the point. Nowhere in the contract is any procedure even briefly 
outlined which would insure us that we would be notified sufficiently 
in advance lo make storage arrangements, that we would know who 
was going to live in our rooms for up to five weeks, or that we would 
reiam any rights to our own properly. Once again, the College 
law\er answered that a reasonable procedure was implied. Why 
bother with a new contract when onlj selective rights are delineated 
and others kept ambiguous? 

Criticizing the contract does not imply a charge of deceit or 
malicious intent on the part of Ihe College. Both Joyce Waddlington 
and Susan Fedo expressed their strong preference for student par- 
ticipation, to avoid the complaints and accusations of administrative 
steam-rolling. But the timetable for formulating the new contract 
precluded active student perusal before its release. 

If there is anything we should gain from our years at Wellesley. it 
is the ability lo question — ourselves, our professors, and our life in 
general. Yet why should the actions of Wellesley College be exempt 
from our scrutiny? Do we assume that the College administration 
will always act in the students* best interest, that in effect, the 
College is beyond reproach? Whether students accept this notion of a 
monolithic, all-powerful administration, the fact is thai the College 
thinks we accept it, And (hai misconception frequently guides their 
actions us evidenced by the residence contract. Joseph Kiebala, Vice 
President of Ihe College, asked NEWS quite innocently why 
students hold Ihe actions of the College suspect and why should we 
not assume thai the college will act reasonably? 

Such an expectation of students subordinating to authority is dis- 
couraging. We have at hand several examples of issues where the 
College acted and students failed to react quickly enough or not at 
all. either from poor communications or deliberate denial of infor- 

Our present rooming policy is further proof of what happens when 
the Powers that Be throw something in our face as a fait a compli and 
expect us to trustingly applaud it. Students who were here last year 
recall the sequence of events that led lo ihe practice of guaranteeing 
only 50 percent of a dorm's seniors the right to slay in that dorm. 
When a referendum was finally taken a few days before the policy 
was lo be enacted, only one third of the students believed the policy 
was a good idea. Another third wanted the percentages adjusted lo 
more compromising levels, and still another third were totally 
against the new policy. 

That is not to say students were not represented on the committee 
that formulated this policy. On the contrary, the majority were 
sludents. For five months, the committee met to formulate the new 
policy But ii was not until the very last stage that the rest of the 
campus had some inkling of what had actually resulted. 

Students now serve on most committees operating within the 
College — Academic Review Board. Admissions, and Building and 
Grounds to name a few. But it is one matter to have an individual 
physically represent 1800 other people and an entirely different 
matter to have a true representative who communicates with her 
constituency and has a sense of the majority and minority positions. 
How little we know about these committees. How rarely we are in- 
formed before the fact of a new policy or action. The pitifully small 
number of unsolicited contributions to NEWS supports this infor- 
mation void. 

One need not be political to be directly affected by the flaws in our 
system. Rather, a healthy skepticism for authority and an honest 
respect for one's own rights and privileges is all that is needed to 
change the existing structure. On the other side, administrators 
would do themselves and the College a great service by not assum- 
ing, and indeed, not counting on student complacency. More impor- 
tantly, a change in perspective on their own power to dictate policy 
would certainly project Ihe image and hopefully the reality of flex- 
ibility and open-mindedness 

Letters to the Editor 

January term needs 
Students' enthusiasm 

To the Editor: 

The Winter Study Committee 
wants lo dispel all doubls about 
ihe Winter Term Program. The 
Irulh is dial there will he a Winter 
Study Term Ibis vear in the month 
ol January and participation will 
be voluntary. 

All planning for Winter Term 
will be by and lor the sludents. 
The aim of the program is lo use 
Wellesley students' talents and 
resources lo educate both sludents 
and employees ol the college We 
realize that there is an inexhausti- 
ble supply of woman-power here 
lb, U has as yel been untapped by 
our education, il system. This is a 
pilot project; student enthusiasm 
will not only determine ihe quality 
of this Winter Term, but ils 
success will also determine the 
quality ol future Winter Terms. I 

The January Term appears to 
be an ideal lime for studying non- 
academic subjects, attending 
seminars performing in Ihe arts, 
or lor pursuing independent work 
Depending on course content and 
Ihe length ol the term, lime spent 
on these activities will vary from 
intensive (c g rehearsals lor per- 
formances) lo infrequent (e.g. 
bridge tournaments). 

We hope to be able lo alleviate 
I he problem ol charging for 
W inter Term because a large 
number ol students may nol be 

able lo participate because of lack 

ol funds The committee is 
searching lor a way lo lower ihe 
cost as much as possible, bin since 
i Ik college budget does nol in- 
clude an allowance lor Winter 
Term, our only chance for success 
is il we can gain the backing of 
hundreds of participating 
Wellesley sludents who share our 


As far as facilities are concern- 
ed. Green and Founders will be 
open during January regardless of 
Winter Term lor administrative 
purposes. W'e would like to open 
as many other buildings as possi- 
ble (e.g. Jeweti. Pendleton, Sage, 
Rec. Building), but, rcalislicafiy. 
fuel costs will keep some of these 
buildings closed. Therefore, we 
miisi depend on student response 
lo courses which need special 
equipment (labs, practice rooms, 
studios, etc I before any decision 
can be reached. 

Housing is a real problem. We 
have no answers at this lime, but 
Would like lo assure everyone that 
we will do our best lo devise a 
system in which most people will 
be housed in their own rooms or 
those of friends. 

Now you can understand why 
so much student participation is 
necessary. W'e really need 
everyone's ideas. The Winter 
Study C ommillee is not a closed 
organization. We want your help. 
There will be meetings in each 
dorm on Monday evening. 
September JO. for information 
ami student feedback. Please 
check in your own dorm for the 

There is a lol of enthusiasm oij 
campus right now about Winter 
Term. The immediate channeling 
of this enthusiasm is essential for 
a worthwhile Winter Term 

Please Contact us with sour 
suggestions as soon as possible. 
Marilyn C hohaney 75 
Kalie Mbers. 76. 
Masuma Mamdani. 76. 
Marianne Dully. 77. 
Sherrv Ziltcr. 77. 


Hitching post does 
Provide new transportation 

Two years ago Wellesley 
College responded to Ihe student 
demand for better transportation 
facilities, Times were added to 
Senate bus schedules, shuttle taxi 
service was instituted, and the 
minimal variety of Senate bus 
destinations was slightly in- 

These improvement were com- 
mendable, but nol enough. Some 
alternative was needed for those 
bound for localions other lhan 
Harvard Square or the M.I.T. 
Student Center at a time oilier 
than a weekend. The M.I.T. bus 
that runs during the week is a big 
help, bul space on il is not always 


NEWS has suggested Ihe idea 
of using the tree on Jewell Road 
as a hitching post. Students 
needing a ride are advised to stand 
near the tree, and students with 
cars could cooperate by picking 
ihem up if convenient. Before 
agreeing lo share a ride, both par- 
lies should show each other their 
Wellesley I.D.s. 

Such a system would give 
students more freedom in their 
movements (nol all of us migrate 
only into Camhridge only on 
weekends) and eliminate the perils 
of hitchhiking on the open road. A 
lit lie cooperation would alleviate 
a problem that has plagued us all. 

You are invited to apply lo the Wellesley Urban 
Politics Internship Program. This summer the program 
will give fifteen Wellesley students opportunities to spend 
ten weeks working with urban agencies or community 
groups to learn firsthand about urban politics and 
government. Interns will also participate in seminars 
with urban affairs figures. 

Los Angeles will be the "urban laboratory" for nine in- 
terns. Six will be based in Boston, 

Admission to the program is open to all members of 
the sophomore and junior classes, regardless of major. 

A meeting with Helence Smookler Director, and 
former Urban Interns will be held on Monday, 
September 30, at 4:15 p.m. in Room 100. Schneider 
Center, n > ri, P .. ..,«r, . n i. 

Applications, available in Green Hall, Rooms 438 or 
234, are due October 15. 


Reservations for 
Reserving books??? 

To ihe Editor: 

Already behind in reading 
courses because of reserve room 
confusion, we have decided to ad- 
dress ourselves lo Ihe issues and 
propose a more effective and 
equitable reserve book policy. Let 
us cite two personal experiences 
which illustrate the mismanage- 
ment of the reserve room 
EXAMPLE I. I made an over- 
night reservation for a book and 
arrived at the reserve room at the 
designated pick-up lime of 9:30 
p.m.. whereupon I was greeted by 
26 girls (I counted them all) 
queued up like monkeys along the 
reserve room cage. I waited 
patiently on line, reaching the 
librarian's desk at 10:15. I was 
then informed lhal ihe girl on 
duty had called my name at 9:50, 
and when no one responded, she 
promptly gave my book away to 
another student who requested il. 
What had transpired here? Simp- 
ly, the line was so long lhal this 
unfortunate soul could not hear 
the announcement. 
EXAMPLE 2. Several articles 
were assigned for my Monday 
afternoon seminar. When 1 went 
to the reserve room Saturday 
morning lo retrieve two of them, I 
found Ihem all checked out until 
2:30 Sunday! Although the ar- 
ticles were shorl, there was no in- 
centive for anyone to return Ihem 
until the 30 hour limit had expired 
(especially on a rainy Saturday 
afternoon). The librarian offered 
me the option to reserve the ar- 
ticles for 2:30 Sunday. While she 
made me an offer I could not 
refuse, I realize that I was letting 
myself in for an hour long wait. 
The college could well take advan- 
tage of this situation. If it only 
charged admission to all reserve 
room congregants at Ihis lime, it 
would fulfill ils Development 
Fund — raising goal rather quick- 
ly. Why musl some be rewarded 
while others unjustly punished for 

atlempting lo sludy on weekends? 
Here are some suggestions thai 
could change Ihe impractical and 
inconvenient system we now have: 

1) Stagger the "due hours." Have 
each book due approximately 
three hours after it has been 
signed out. A book checked out 
at 9:30 musl be returned by 
12:30: one taken out at 2:40, by 
5:30: one taken at 10:00, by 
1:00. This would eliminate the 
lines at the present due hours. 

Under the present system, a 
book taken out at 9:00, as well 
as one taken out at 10:00, is due 
at 1:30. Stagger the hours, and 
eliminate this inequity. 

2) Change the "due hours" on the 
weekends so that books and ar- 
ticles cannot be taken out for 
an unreasonable amount of 

3) Allow a separate line to form 
for students who have holds on 
reserve books. This would 
minimize the possibility of 
episodes recurring such as that 
cited in our first example. 

4) Press professors lo put more 
copies of books and articles on 
reserve. Why must we exert 
more of our energy in tracking 
down a book than in reading it? 

5) Library reserve room staff 
should be increased. It is unfair 
lo both student and librarian to 
have only one attendant on du- 

We hope thai our readers have 
enjoyed the humor of this expose, 
but that the Library Policy Com- 
mittee appreciates the gravity of 
our complaints. 

A copy of this letter has been sent 
to the Library Policy Committee, 
as well as lo others capable of 
effecting necessary reforms. 
Finally, we make a call to other 
students to aid us in this effort. 

Rochelle Arkush, '75 
Barbara Friedman, '75 

Wellesley News 

Editor-in-Chief Florence Aa „ Davh 76 

Managing Editor Debbie Ziwo, 76 

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Flo Davis and Debra Knopman next day and tried to get a cease 

conducted a personal interview fire. Sadat says the Soviet llninn Camc ,n gavc ,alks alon 8 with our 

with Galia Golan on September lied to him when thcv told him ° Wn s,ra,e 8 lsl s (by that I mean 

17 Professor Golan presently has Assad of Syria had already aereed acadcmit 'vpcs) were all 

a book I lie boviet Union and the to a cease fire recommending a nuclear deterrent 

Arab-Israeli War or 1973 in press. It wasn't as if the Soviet Union 

and hence copyright constraints took up their side in soite or 

prevent her from submitting an detente. I don't think that it 

crude on the subject to NEWS, demonstrated anything abou 

Excerpts were selected from the detente except cooperation 

taped interview and only lightly between the super powers. It 

ediled - probably also demonstrated the 

' mils of detente, but one should 

for the Middle East as being the 
only thing now that maybe could 
act as a deterrent, since the old 
deterrents really don't work 
anymore. It's a very frightening 
thing because it is not China and 
Russia and America which seem 
to be fairly responsible powers. 

On the annexation of territories have understood that lone aeo be- W . c ' rc dealin S wi,h lhc little coun- 

fore the October War. It doesn't 

The interesting thing in Israel is mean that you do not pursue 

(hat every single political party is your interests any more than 

| split on the question of territories. America pursues her interests In 

There are doves and hawks in the Soviet Union itself, the people 

every single political party which who oppose detente in the Soviet 

|has led people to think, quite Union tend to say that the Oc- 

rightly in my estimation, that the tober War was ridiculous that 

parties should be reorganized. Americans are not serious 'about 

I Our parties are ideologically bas-- it. 

Jed in the European sense, so its Pro-detente is Breshnev He 

always difficult to get a consensus, maintains that because of detente, 

But the rale or the territories is an we didn't have a nuclear war. 

tries that have the known data, 
that have acted irresponsibly in 
the past and that could do so in 

I frankly don't think detente 
was effective one way or another, 
except maybe it opened 
American's eyes somewhat. 
Maybe they had a naive view of 
Nuclear Threat in Middle East 

Nobody is saying whether 
Israel has the bomb. There is no 
way you can get an answer to that 

issue that has really crossed lines. 
|Detente's effect on the 1973 war 

The '73 War had little to do 

I with the Soviet Union. It was not 

[their war. It was not a war they 
wanted. They had no control over 
the Arabs. The only control (hey 
might have had they chose not to 

(use because it simply would have 
been too detrimental to their own 

interests. To not be completely question in Israel. When the 
forthcoming would have been Americans promised the reactor 
ridiculous. They would not have to Egypt, it was really a shock. 

[been able to maintain any position There was a whole week or two 
or deterrent in the Middle East when everybody was very serious- 
because they had already been ly considering "What do you do 

| thrown out of Egypt. 

And I think (hat is the point. 

I When people look at the October 
War and say this is proof the 
Soviet Union is not interested in 

detente and they go around mak- and so of course, everybody is try- 
ing wars anyway, the point they ing to determine if we do, in fact, 

the ability (hat will lake a number 
of years. And I think (he Soviets 
figure (he honeymoon with 
America will be over long, before 
those reactors arc ever in near- 
operation. I think that is what 
we're hoping loo, in a way. 
Q.Has Breshnev been em- 
barrassed by Nixon disappearing 
from the scene 7 

A. It's not an easy situation lor the 
Russians. They've always played 
down Watergate. They prefer a 
strong President for detente and 
Ihey weren't terribly happy about 
Watergate. They are in serious 

With support from the Barnette Miller Fund, the 
political science department is sponsoring a novel 
seminar on "Detente: Prospects and Limitations" which 
will bring to the Wellesley campus six internationally 
known people for two weeks at a time. They will each 
conduct two seminars as part of Political Science 305 and 
will also offer an informal evening seminar and a public 
lecture. In addition, they will be available for consulta- 
tion with faculty and students who are doing research and 
writing in their areas of special interest. Students in- 
terested in attending the informal evening seminars may 
sign up in the political science department office. 

under atomic attack, because it is 
quite clear to us ir they have the 
capability they will in time make a 
bomb, ir the Egyptians have the 
bomb, it could be very serious, 

miss was that it was not the Soviet 
[Union's war anyway. 

Six hours after the war broke 
lout. Ihey went to lhc Arabs to try 
[to gel a cease fire: they went the 

have the bomb. There's no way to 
find out, which leads me to believe 
which we don't have it. 

After the October war, a lot or 
the American strategists who 

the foture, and could do so with nu- 
clear weapons. And there are those 
who say no, the Arabs would 
never use them because how could 
you keep radioactivity in (his 
narrow strip of land and not have 
it flow back. But they have used 
chemical warfare and that didn't 
seem to bother them. 

The Soviet Union does not give 
away nuclear know-how, it has 
given both Egypt and Iraq tiny 
reactors for electrical purposes, 
but this is a new thing for them. 
Honeymoon with America over 

By the U.S. giving nuclear 
assistance, this put the Soviets in a 
different position. One shouldn't 
exaggerate because again it isn't 
the bomb (he U.S. gave them, its 

trouble if America changes ifs 
policy on detente. 

There have been rumors on and 
oft for a number or years that 
Breshnev is in trouble, because he 
has suffered a lot of set-backs and 
very high expectations that he 
would have to go. Then there was 

the harvest and very serious 
economic problems and it was 
assumed thai he would go then. 
But he survived all these and has 
gotten stronger. There were those 
in the Soviet Union who said the 
Soviet Union had sold oui to 
America and hadn't really come 
to (he Arab defense after the Six 
Day War. 

It's a very fenny siluation in 
Soviet politics now We don'l 
even know who's next in line. 

The question or emigration has 
spin (he powers in (he Soviet 
Union. They have been under 
public pressure and been forced to 
m, ike very public concessions. 
The Soviet Union is desperately in 
need or detente . for economic 
reasons. They need technology 
very badly. Ii really depends on 
how much reason can prevail. 

\i (he moment the Soviet 
Union is nol sacrificing too much 
for economic ractors. The only 
concession they've been asked to 
make is (he Jewish emigration. It 
seems so enormous because it was 
so surprising that they would 
bend. But having seen ihcm bend, 
now ihe question is where else can 
we pressure them because they 
need detente more than America 
needs it. 

Rearming the Arabs had to be 
done. They didn't do il during the 
Six Day War, and they got 
criticized for (hat. They are much 
more in a position or defensive- 
retreat in (his past year. They had 
been kicked out pr Egypt in 1972 

and Ihe siluaiion has not im- 
proved very much since then. 
Where they really went out on a 
limb was in Irying to get an early 
cease fire. They got in a lot or 
trouble with Egypt on this. 
Jewish Immigrants in Israel 

I have noticed every lime I've 
Icome abroad thai the Russians 
have undertaken a very successfol 
program about (he Russian im- 
migrants in Israel. Everywhere I 
go abroad, people talk about how 
the Russians have left Israel and 
how ihey aren't absorbed proper- 

Its way out of proportion to the 
truth and I've been astounded. 
There are isolated cases or those 
w ho've gone back, some have and 
some just couldn't make it. There 
is something like a hundred 
Russians who have applied to 
leave. But do you realize the 
thousands who have come? If you 
compare this to the numbers or 
Americans who leave, now (here is 
a large figure. 

Dr. Galia Golan is Senior Lec- 
turer in Political Science and Rus- 
sian Studies at the Hebrew 
University, and director of the 
project on the Soviet East Europe 
Rt search Center of the Hebrew 
University of Jerusalem. She 
^<>rked as an East European 
specialist for the U S. government 
before emigrating to Israel in 

The Bomb, Ozone, or Bust 

Advisor gives focus to Jewish students 

By Jane Roberts Lindemann 
Jewish S tudents Advisor 

Recently. I had Ihe following 
conversation — several times with 
[different people; 

"You work with Jewish 
students where? 
"At Wellesley College." 
"And there are students there 
ho do Jewish things?" 
A few years ago, I might have 
ecn ihe one asking the questions. 
Having graduated from Mount 
olyoke where Jewish activity on 
ampus at the time I was there 
fas minimal, I was surprised to 
Discover the enthusiasm or Jewish 
Students at Wellesley. The 
Development or this activity 
eserves to be told; first, because 
1 bears witness lo what students 
an do when determined, and se- 
nd, because ii enables me to ex- 
lain how I fit into the chaplaincy 

Before there was such a posi- 
'on as chaplain at Wellesley, the 
eligious needs of students were 
|el with the aid or outside clergy. 
Vcn with ihe- establishment or the 
ps'aion ol chaplain, outside 
(erg) were called in. In the case 
'he Jewish students. B'nai 

nili Hillcl, (he campus 
rganization for Jewish students, 
ad one or the area Hillcl rabbis 
pile to Wellesley as a counselor 
bec or twice a month (o lead dis- 
IK -ions and do personal counsel- 
Hi Hillcl then hired a part-time 
ounselor to carry out these 
"tics. Wilh such large Jewish 
opulations and Hillels at 
arvard-Radcliffe, MIT. and 
randcis, Hillcl did not feel that 

elleslc) warranted its own Hillcl 
Qundation on campus when it 
"ulil draw from (he resources or 
e neighboring schools. 

Some Jewish students and 
|cultj (with the help or the 
ifraplain, Paul Sanlmire) in- 
stigated means for fending a 

ular slafr person, the respon- 

sibility to be shared jointly by 
Hillel and the College. In 1973- 
74, Danny Freelander filled the 
position and assisted in proving 
the Jewish students' and feculty's 
belief in the potential for Jewish 
programming here at Wellesley.. 
An alumni-parent fund was es- 
tablished to support and sustain 
an advisor to Wellesley Jewish 

I come to Wellesley as the new 
advisor. I see my task here as 
multifeceted. Besides insuring 
that there is a response to the 
religious needs of Jewish students, 
I must insure a freedom oppres- 
sion or Jewish cultural needs. In 
fact, the cultural expression is in 
many ways more or a concern 
than the religious expression. 

When a person goes away lo 
college, she is usually willing to 
experiment with different life 
styles. I am concerned with mak- 
ing sure that the option or Jewish 
expression exists so that those 
who wish to try it out can do so — 
whether it is a case or wanting lo 
continue something that's always 
been a part or a person's life, giv- 
ing it a second chance, or trying 
something totally new. When I 
was a student, I left lo take a year 
in Israel because the Jewish aller- 
-nativc did not exist on the Mt. 
Holyokc campus. 

A Jewish life style is a very 
nebulous term. It can mean 
anything from studying Torah, to 
praying three times a day, to liv- 
ing in Israel, lo giving to UJA, to 
euling gefilte fish and chicken 
soup. Unfortunately the last 
choice is often the extent or iden- 
tification with a Jewish life style. 
My presence on campus indicates 
that there arc people in the 

Wellesley College community 

who want lo insure that there's 

something beyond chicken soup 

Substantively, there are a 
number or offerings which go 
beyond the "chicken soup level." 
I am leuding chaplaincy seminars 
in Hebrew Text and in the Jewish 
Calendar. (All are invited. Check 
the Chaplain's Office for times.) 
The Wellesley Jewish Student Of- 
fice is supplied with books and 
periodicals covering many 
different aspects of Jewish tradi- 
tion and life. 

With the help or faculty and 
students, High Holiday services 
were held. Hopefully, other 
holidays will be preceded by open 
study sessions, giving everyone a 
chance to examine the holy days 
or festivals to be observed. Com- 
munication wilh the greater 
Jewish community, be it other 
Hillels in the Boston area or the 
Stale of Israel, is one of our 

The possibilities for Jewish ex- 
pression are limitless. I am here 
basically as a resource person. I 
welcome student and faculty 
enthusiasm and willingness to act. 
I hope to have a long list of 
responses next time I'm asked, 
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By Debr a Knopman '75 

Absurdity is that one step 
beyond seriousness and reason, 
fcach person, however, perceives 
situations in their own frame of 
rationality, and hence, whal i~ ab- 
surd lo me might nol strike 
anyone else as being absurd. 

A cuse in point is a small article 
that appeared on the corner of the 
front page of the New ) nrk Times 
a few weeks ago. entitled "U.S. 
Official Warns of Ozone Deple- 
tion From Nuclear War" (John 
W. Finney. Sept. 6. 1974). \s il a 
nuclear war itself was nol already 
pushing everyone's sense ol Ihe 
absurd, now an arms" control ex- 
pert has announced that scientists 
have finally discovered the reason 
to end all reasons why we should 
nol have a nuclear war — ozone 

Admittedly, radioactive fallout 
could kill millions, the official 
acknowledged, but destroying the 
ozone layer high above ihe earth's 
surface would even be worse. 
What excited (he people al this 
government agency the most was 
thai they found (bj accident) 
anolher justification for nol hav- 
ing a global nuclear war, I sup- 
pose lo convince any skeptics who 
thought it mighi be a good idea. 
In anolher sense, the 
appearance or (his bii ol scientific 
gossip thirty years after our initia- 
tion inio the nuclear age is really 
quite tragic. We know surprising- 
ly little about the one thing that so 
awesomely threatens our entire 
existence. One or my fevorite un- 
knowns is lhc lack or technology 
to dispose- ol radioactive wastes 
from nuclear reactors In the 
meantime, the "experts" are stor- 
ing their gar-Bagc in someone's 
backyard in Kansas. Thai short- 
coming certainly has not inhibited 
ihe hu ilti i ni? ol reactors or Ihc 
proposal io build 1000 more by 
lhc end ol (lie ee-nlur\. 

There is little the rest or us can 
do except lap our feet impatiently 
and hope some clown thinks of a 
method or disposal belween then 
and now And the only reason 
whj that's about all we can do is 
that we have been led to believe 
ihe bcsl answer lo the energy 
shortage is nuclear power. And il 
you believe (hat, then you certain- 
ly rpusl agree that the most 
philanthropic gesture we can 
make lo developing nations is a 
slimy, new nuclear reactor. And. 

each one of the steps sound very 
noble and "right" (is not 
technological development, and 
therefore energy, "good"'.'), ihe 
whole picture iserolesquely ab- 
surd .. which brings us back to 

How can a little molecule con- 
laining three aioms of oxygen in- 
stead of (he usual two be so 
crucial to our survival? It has 
something to do with the ozone 
laser shielding plants and animals 
from the sun's dangerous ul- 

of course, almost everyone knows 
that in a few years of operation, a 
nuclear reactor produces signifi- 
cant quantities o( pluionium, the 
slufl of which bombs are made. 
Willi (wo scientists and a do/en 
workmen, even Chad can have lhc 

For (hose who think (his 
progression is ridiculous, would 
you have thoughl a year ago thai 
India, the place where millions die- 
in ihe streets of starvation, would 
explode a nuclear bomb? Even 
C lima began (o squirm. While 

traviolet radiation. The possible 
effects of substantial drops in at- 
mospheric ozone range from giv- 
ing us all a bad ease of sunburn lo 
wiping out the delicately balanced 
food chain. 

Bui do not despair about either 
of these rales, for ihe director of 
the Arms Control and Disarma- 
ment Agency said with certainty, 
"All we know is ihut we do nol 
know"' Who said thai science 
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Monahan speaks on women 

By Sharon Collins '77 

On Monday, September 23 ;ii 
7:30 p.m., Barry F. Monahan. 
Democratic candidate for 
Congress from Massachusetts 
lOih Congressional district (which 
includes Wellesley), spoke about 
his background and his major 
political stands, focusing on his 
thoughts about the role of women 
in today's society. -\ficr his 
rather brief formal presentation, 
during which he seemed a bit ill .it 
ease, Mr. Monahan began to 
accept questions from members of 
the audience In the more infor- 
mal atmosphere of the low-kC) 
question and answer period, he 
seemed much more relaxed, and 

Senate starts year with action: 
Res Pol reps will be elected 

B> Lin Frackman '76 

In CG's first meeting of the 
year Mondaj night, Senate reps 
voted to have elections of 
Residence Policj Committee 
members in the dorms for the first 
lime This \ ear one rep from each 
dorm will he elected, in addition 
io representatives from Vil 
Juniors. House Presidents, and 
Heads ol House, serving on the 

Last year, the students represen- 
tatives on the Res Pol Committee 
were chosen by the Nominating 
Committee and were selected on 
the basis of one person represen- 
ting each group of dorms (I from 
Tower Court, Claflin. Severance. 
I from the Quad dorms, I from 
Stone-Davis and Munger. etc.). 
In view ol the problems students 
had in dealing with the Residence 
Policy Committee last year. 
Stephanie Smith. '75, Chairman 
of House Presidents, suggested 
that representatives be elected in 
the dorms this year. 

She said that she was worried 
about diversity of opinions on the 
committee as well as dorm opi- 
nion being fully represented. 

Florence Davis, '76, Senate rep 
from Bcebc, and Editor-in-Chief 
of the Wellesley NEWS, added 
thai last year student perceptions 
of the Residence Policy Com- 
mittee were very hostile. If 
students elected the reps, they 
would at least feel as if they had a 
say in some of the decisions. 

Megan Christopher. '77, Senate 
rep from Pomcroy, argued that if 
we start electing reps for the 
different committees, it would set 
a precedent and cvenlualls 
Nominating Committee would 
lose its ration d'etre. Ms. Smith 
replied that while she agreed with 
Megan in principle, some issues 
were important enough to justify 
student participation. 

Cind) Israel '76. Senate rep- 
from Ca/enove. suggested that 
this year's Res Pol Committee 
will he different from last year's 
because the reps will be from 
even dorm, whether they are 
selected or elected, and so it was 
unfair to compare it with last 
year. Beth Stewart "78, asked who 
on the Nominating Committee 
was capable of choosing 13 
students whose opinions 
represented every dorm. Toni 
Cherry. "76. Senior Vice- 
Presidenl and Chairperson or 
Nominating Committee respond- 
ed thai every dorm is represented 
in Nominating Committee 

Manane Freyre, '76, Vice- 
President forOn-Campus Affairs. 
moved that student reps to Res 
Policy Commit lee be elected, say- 
ing that when dealing with this 

specific dorm issue, the represen- 
tatives have to represent their con- 
stituencies, and Nominating 
Committee docs not have the 
knowledge to select people from 
each dorm. The motion passed 
with 4 opposed and 2 abstentions. 
Manana made another amend- 
ment requiring the Res Pol reps to 
sit as informative members on all 
House Council meetings. "It's 'a 
better way to confront the issues 
in \ our own dorm", she said. The 
motion passed with I opposed and 
4 abstentions. 

The vote to have Res Pol reps 
elected marks an impressive start 
for (his year's Senate. It suggests 
that this Senate is not only a 
decisive, interested, active group 
of students, but also that they are 
determined to have some say 
in decisions which affect stu- 
dents The fact thai 'the motion 
passed at CG's first meeting of the 
year emphasizes the desire among 
students not to see the events of 
last year repeated. In her opening 
statements. Linny Little, '75. 
President of College Government, 
pointed out that Senate is one of 
the few student organizations that 
has "clout". 

"Administrators listen to 
Senate", she said. There is cause 
for some skepticism when one 
looks at the events of last year, 
when a Senate sponsored all- 
campus poll was blatantly ignored 
by the Administration in for- 
mulating residence policy. It is 
hoped thai under Ms. Little's 
leadership, this year's Senate will 
never permit a situation like thai 
to arise again. 

In anolhcr unprecedented vote. 
Senate passed by one vote a mo- 
tion to grant Mezcla S2.025 of 
SOFC funds. The budget includ- 
ed expenses for parlies, recep- 
tions, ethnic and religious feasts 
and refreshments at meetings. 
Mezcla consists of approximately 
90 students. 

Flo Davis recommended that 
Senate defeat the proposal to allot 
S2.025, explaining lhat ihe 
amount asked for was loo much 
and lhat the motion should be sent 
back Io committee for reductions 
in expenses. Manana Freyre 
agreed slating that there were 
many possibilities of co- 
sponsoring events and thus paring 
down the budget as much as possi- 

Avis Russell, '76, Senate rep 
from Bales, agreed wilh Manana. 
saying thai last year Senate lold 
many organizations io cut 
their budgets before they would 
allot any funds. Michelle Tinsley 
'76, Senate rep from McAfee, ex- 
plained lhat Ihis is the first year 
Mezcla has asked for SOFC 
funds, and lhat their budget is 
large because they are just begin- 

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ning everything. She emphasized 
i ha I every SOFC sponsored event 
was open Io all members of Ihe 
( ollege community. The motion 
passed with 16 for, 15 against and 
4 abslcntions. 

he came across as a very self- 
assured and warm young man. 

Mr. Monahan has never held an 
elective political office. He con- 
siders himself io be a professional 
public administrator rather than a 
professional politician, and he dis- 
likes ihe -In-annual political road 
-how" although he acknowledges 
ih.ii ii is u necessity to "do the 
political campaign thing". 

Mr. Monahan is disturbed by 
the 'rich kid from Wellesley' label 
with which some people have tried 
to stereotype him — he is disturb- 
ed because Ihis label is quite inac- 
curate and unfair. In 1950. when 
Mr Monahan was six. his lather 
contracted polio and was a total 
invalid for ten years until his 
death Consequently, the major 
financial burden of the family fell 
on his mother, who did not have 
the background or the education 
lo finance ihe care of an invalid 
and ihe education of her three 

Mr. Monahan stated thai, 
because of these childhood ex- 
periences, he "understands first- 
hand the problems, the disap- 
pointments, and Ihe suffering of a 
woman attempting to be recogniz- 
ed as equal lo her male counter- 

Professors told of new bill: 
Students to inspect records 

Bv Lin Frackman '76 

Academic Council met for the 
first lime this year on Thursday. 
September 19. Ms. Blake. Dean 
of Academic Programs, an- 
nounced that she was in- 
vestigating the effects of the 
education bill that President Ford 
signed this summer which entitles 
students lo see any and all records 
lhal are kepi at a school. 
Although there is no question lhal 
Wellesley students have ihe right 
lo inspect and challenge their pre- 
sent records, Ms. Blake emphasiz- 
ed thai it was not clear whether 
pasl records are included in the 
bill, whether alumnae are cqn- 
sidercd sludenls or whether 
prospeclive sludenls going 
through ihe process of admissions 
arc considered students. It is also 
not clear how Ihis bill will affect 
letters of recommendation or psy- 
chiatric records, Ms Blake said 
lhal her office is now doing a sur- 
vey of all student records kepi by 
Ihe College, lo protect them from 
third parly access and to eventual- 
ly make them available lo 
students. Student request to ex- 
amine records will be writ t re n 
down no and the records will be 
available in the future. 

Ms. Blake urged faculty 
members to continue to write I he- 
thorough and honest letters of 
recommendation that they have 
written in the past, although 
students will now he able to ex- 
amine the letters. She added that 
it mighl be constructive for Ihe 
candidate lo sec what criticisms 
her professors make. 

Megan Christopher, '77, Senate 
rep from Pomcroy. asked what 
records sludenls could have seen 
before Ihe bill was passed. 

Ms Blake responded lhat most 
records were available. Mrs. 
Newell emphasized thai there are- 
many areas covered by the bill 
where the facts are not yet known. 
For this reason, records are not 
immediately available to students 

However, there is a 45-day time 
limit between the lime a person 
asks for her records and when 
they must be disclosed, so Ihe 

records will he available soon. 

Abby Franklin. 75. Chief 
Justice, urged faculty members lo 
read the yellow booklets thai have 
been distributed to faculty and 
students, explaining the Wellesley 
College honor code. She said lhal 
(he goal of General Judiciary was 
lhal no inslances of dishonesty 
should stem from ignorance this 
year. She asked faculty members 
io lake ihe lime (o explain to 
sludenls the honor code and to 
answer their questions. 

Mr. Ferry, Professor of 
English, called Council's attention 
10 ihe facl thai ihe Wellesley 
< ollege legislation on notification 
of resignation differs from AAUP 
regulations. In the AAUP 
regulations, notice to resign must 
be given by May 15. Council 
decided lhal it was nol necessary 
to have a fixed dale because 
departments should not expect 
professors lo give notice earlier 
lhan career possibilities may 

Mrs. Newell apologized to 
Council for Ihe "confusion and in- 
humanity" of Central Registra- 
tion, and said lhal the Ad- 
ministration is trying to re- 
examine how to do it more ef- 
ficiently. Mr. Goldman, 
Professor of Economics, added 
his criticism of central registra- 
tion and emphasized how the 
students' altitudes toward school 
in general had been affeclcd. He 
suggested some sort of intellectual 
excitement al the beginning of the 
year instead of excitement 
generated over lines, saying thai if 
Ihe administration had devoted 
the energy spent putting students 
into lines lo organizing an in- 
iclketual activity it would have 
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pari — in opportunity — in salary 

— in professional recognition — 
and the multitude of other areas 
where equality has been practical- 
ly nonexistent . . . Some people 
may think women have come a 
long way." he said, "bul it will 
lake another 200 years if the 
problem is only addressed hi- 
annually at election lime." 

The concentration on the issue 
ol women's rights was obviously 
largely for the benefit of Ihe 
Wellesley College audience, and 
also to contrast Mr. 
Monahan's"emotionally and 
.morally motivated, firm and 
progressive stance with regards lo 
women's rights" with his op- 
ponent's apparent limited interest 
in women's rights — "only to the 
extent of her personal self- 
survival." as he asserts. 

Mr. Monahan's opponenl is in- 
cumbent Congresswoman 
Margaret Heckler who, he says, is 
the type ol wishy-washy political 
representative who does not lake 
an advocacy stand on an issue un- 
til the last minute after she has 
"stuck up her finger and seen 
winch way ihe wind is blowing". 
He thinks lhal Heckler's main 
function has been lo attend social 
affairs and to generally "nol make 


Monahan outlined three basic 
goals in the women's rights area 
toward which he plans lo work if 
he is elected. ( I ) Concerning op- 
portunities for women in the 
Government: "Require the U.S. 
Civil Service Commission io es- 
tablish an appointment and 
promotion criteria weighted in 
favor of aptitude, education, and 
related experience rather than 
direct job progression con- 
siderations . . require the govern- 
ment agencies lo develop specific 
training programs for higher level 
job enlry wilh a realistic target 
dale for equalization of federal 
job opportunity with an accep- 
table time frame." 

(2) Concerning opportunities 
for women in business: A. "Enact 
an affirmative incentive plan for 
ihe business community relating 
to the employment of qualified 
women in higher job categories" 

— Mr. Monahan suggests the 
possible use of tax incenlive. 
which is used "effectively in prac- 
tically every other area when we 
want to stimulate industry's com- 
mittment". B. "Initiate a higher 
education subsidy program in the 
medical, legal, engineering, and 
other professions with a required 
period of Federal employment at 
stipulated grade levels." 

(3) Concerning day care: "I will 
propose and fight for federally 
funded child development centers 
for working parents on a realistic 
sliding scale rate ... I will also in- 
sist on properly staffed after- 
school centers for the im- 
pressionable younger school age 

Monahan touched briefly on his 
attitudes toward abortion. He 
feels lhat abortion is a difficult 
moral question which is an issue 
between the pregnant woman and 
her doctor. He favors the right of 
individual personal choice. Oppo- 
nenl Heckler is "pro-life and anli- 
aborlion". and her stand is sup- 
ported by the vociferous and well- 
financed Right to Life group. A 
member of the audience com- 
mented lhat there is no stand 
which Monahan could lake thai 
would satisfy people on both 
vocal, minority extremes of the 
abortion issue: therefore, a 
middle-of-lhc road stand best 
represents the inbetween, silent 
majority of constituents. 

Congressional candidate 
Monahan stressed the extremely 
varied aspects of his district. The 
tenth district of Massachusetts in- 
cludes both Wellesley and Fall 
River — (he average income of 
Wellesley residents is SI7.000 per 
year as compared with the 54,000 
average income of a Fall River resi- 
dent. Monahan feels thai he can 
well serve the district because of 
his familiarity with both economic 
and social "poles" — he has lived 
and al tended school in Wellesley, 
and he has served as Director of 
the Criminal Justice Office of Fall 
River and as Chairman of the 
Police Commission there. 

Monahan's slaff seems confi- 
de ni of victory over 
Congresswoman Heckler. His 
press secretary believes lhat now 
is the lime for Monahan — he is 
nol a lawyer (Watergate has 
rather sullied the integrity of (he 
legal profession), he is nol a flashy 
Hollywood candidate, and he is 
nol a Republican! Monahan 
would very much like lo par- 
ticipate in a debate with 
Representative Heckler; however, 
according to Monahan and his 
staff, so far she has abruptly 
declined his offers. 

I asked Mr. Monahan if he 
thought that his being a thirty 
year old bachelor would be an in- 
stability factor in ihe campaign. 
"Perhaps il will be in the Fall 
River area where everyone is 
married by age eighteen. ..God, 1 
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Pauline Durant: the quiet co-founder 

A woman of modesty 

, Pauline Adeline Duranl, the co-founder, was a modest woman or 

Photo from Alumna Magazine Winter 1974 

By Patricia Mel) '75 

Kale Field, a woman of the nineteenth century, once 
said, "They talk about a woman's sphere as if it had a 
limit ... There's not a blessing or a woe. There's not a 
whispered "yes" or "no". There's not a life, or death, or 
birth. That has a leather's weight of worth, Without a 
woman in it." 

The birth of Wellesley College, a birth of at least a 
"feather's weight of worth" in the cause of equality for 
women, had a woman's hand in it "from its foundation 
and through its growth and expansion." This woman was 
Pauline Adeline Fowle Durant, wife of Henry Durant 
and co-founder of Wellesley College. 

She was the modest woman of culture and charity who 
shared the dream of building a memorial to a son. She 
was the woman who saw this dream come to fruition in, 
the establishment of Wellesley College — a "woman's 
place" which helped young women realize the broad 
sphere of knowledge available to them and who showed 
young women the way to attain equality in a man's 

Unfortunately, this womun's 
modesty kept her from ob- 
taining recognition for her 
great contributions to the 
College. For this reason. 
Pauline Adeline Fowle Durant, 
the quiet co-founder of 
Wellesley College, is this 
issue's featured centennial per- 

Mrs. Durant was of rather 
distinguished European 
ancestry. Her family were the 
de Cazenoves. a branch of the 
Hugcnot which withdrew 
from France at the Revocation 
Of the Edict of Nantes. The 
Cazenoves then went to 
Geneva and established 
themselves as Bankers. Here 
ihey dropped their title as being 
"inconsistent with a business 

Mrs. Durant's grandfather, 
Anloine Charles Cazcnovc, 
was so skillful a financccr that 
the Banking House of the 
Cazenove's ranked among the 
largest or London in that 

For a while, the fate of 
Wellesley College rested on the 
precarious balance of fate. 
Due to political upheavals in 
thai period! notably the 
Jacobin Revolution, the 
Cazenove's barely escaped 
Europe with their lives. They 
were arrested during the 
Revolution and thrown into 
prison along with other leading 
citizens of the lime. Anloine 
Cazcnove. his elder brother 
and his father were later ac- 
quitted and released. Their sav- 
ing grace had been their 
"reputation for goodness ". 

The Cazenove's recognized 
the "writing on the wall" and 
escaped first to Holland and 

Two new deans brighten Green 

By Mary Jo Ruben '77 

Third floor Green, familiar to 
Wclleslej students as the location 
ol the offices of the deans, has two 
new occupants this year 

Vivian Ingersoll. new Dean 
ol 76, comes to Wellesley Irom 
Harvard. Originally from 
Charlotte. N.C.. Mrs Ingersoll 
lias been in the Boston area lor the 
last five years, since 1969. To 
dale, she is enjoying her new posi- 
tion al Wellesley very much In 
drawing a contrast between 
Welksky and Harvard. Mrs. 
Ingersoll commented upon the 
more intimate atmosphere ai 
Wellesley thai makes it possible 
lor her (0 know mure people. The 
hcautj "i \\ cllcsles ( campus and 
the town ol Wellesley huve im- 
pressed her. though she confesses 
that she does miss the city. As a 

Dean Ingersoll, the new dean of 
the class ..I '76 says thai 
Wellesley's atmosphere makes il 
easier fur her (0 nieel people. 

Photo l»> Norkin 

ne« dean, Mrs Ingersoll has been 
observing various facets ol college 
life, she has thoughts uboul 
academic legislation and feels 111 il 
ihcrc tin questions < new person 

can raise for consideration. One 
point is i he status of the E grade 
al Wellesley. she expressed con- 
cern thai the meaning of the E 
grade is unclear and unfamiliar to 
mam students. One area Mrs. 
Ingersoll plans to emphasize is the 
need lor juniors to make plans for 
after graduation before the begin- 
ning ol senior year. 

The class of '78 has the distinc- 
tion of being the first class to have 
a male dean. Mr Eric Kurt/, who 
occupies this position, doesn't 
want to make much of being the 
first male dean at Wellesley. since 
that has very little to do with how 
he reels about himself and his 
work, His answer to the inevitable 
question is. "I like being a man. 
And I like being a dean. So I sup- 
pose I like being a male dean." 
Mr. Kurtz is nol new to Wellesley 
having been an English professor 
here before. He spent (he last year 
.is a visiting professor at Boston 
( ollcge This past summer.' Mr 
Kurt/ spent a great deal ol lime 
writing to most of the incoming 
freshmen and reading admissions 
papers. He go! 10 know the class. 
on paper, and was impressed with 
the rich, varied, and interesting 
lives about which he read. He is 
concerned, though, with the cffecl 
ol entering the Wellesley College 
communil) upon them. They 
come from an atmosphere ol 
success, security, and a positive 
feeling ol sclfinlo the mainstream 
ol college life. Often, ihey dis- 
cover thai other people have been 
jusl is successful and that 
Wellesley is an already organized 
community in which there is not 
always time and opportunity for 
using i- ich student's talents 
Wellesley defines u new kind of 
success, measured in academic 
terms In speaking ol Wellesley, 
\|i Kurtz says, "Wc need 10 es- 

tablish relationships with other 
people that allow us to discover 
and affirm what is most authentic 
in ourselves ." He sees himself as a 
sort of "consumer guide" and 
"consumer advocate." To fill this 
role, he asks that students let him 
know, as fully and as perceptively 
as they can. what their own needs 
as "consumers" real- 
Is are. 

Dean Kurtz breaks tradition as 
first male dean in Wellesley 

Photo by Sasha Norkin '75 

then to America In 
Philadelphia. Mr. Cazcnove 
met and married Miss Hogan, 
All ten children sverc well 
educated. In 1830. iheir 
daughter. Pauline Cazcnovc. 
"singularly fair and svinning" 
met Major John Fowle, and 
after months or courtship. 
Pauline consented lo become 
his wire. Il was From this union 
lhal Pauline Adeline Fowle. 
Future bride or Henry Fowle 
Duranl and co-rounder of 
Wellesley College was born. 

Here it is interesting to note 
hosv the lines or history can 
cross one family. The Fosvle 
family is an excellent example 
and their story is of particular 
interest lo Wellesley College. 

John Fosvle's mother. Mary 
Cook was the daughter of 
Abigail Duranl from whom ihe 
rounders took their name. 
Mary svas also the sister or 
Susanna Cooke who married 
Mr. Hunnesvcll. Another or Ihe 
Fowlcs married Samuel 
Welles, an American banker in 
Paris Tor whom the tosvn 
Wellesley svas named. The 
Welles estate, which sat across 
Lake Waban, svas later enlarg- 
ed and became known as the 
Hunnesvcll Estate. 

Most importantly for the 
college svere still two other 
children in Ihe Fosvle family. 
They sverc Harriet, "the in- 
tellectual of (he children." svho 
became the mother of Henry 
Durant. the founder, and John 
who became the father or Mrs. 

Mrs. Duranl svas born June 
13. 1832 and was the eldest of 
three children. Her rather. 
John Fosvle was a military man 
and the family moved from fori 
lo fori. Mrs. Duranl made her 
first I rip al three months or age 
"on a pillow 

The Iannis's happiness was 
not long lived. John Fowle, 
then a Colonel, was killed when 
the boiler or a ship on svhich he 
traveled lo light in ihe 
Seminole Indian Wars, explod- 
ed. Mrs. Fowle was so grief 
stricken lhal she began to rely 
heavily on her eldest — Pauline. 
Mrs. Durant was only si\ sears 
old ai the lime. 

Despite her age. Mrs. 
Duranl became a support to 
her mother. She was said to be 
"remarkably thoughtful and 
responsible'' and she took il 
upon herselT lo "look after her 
mother during traveling" as 
her father had done. 

Beneath these burdens, she 
remained a child. Mrs. Durant 
recollected hosv it upset her to 
have lo (ravel on "half ticket" 
— Her greatest JO) was when 
"having passed her eighth birlh- 
das. the railroad officials could 
no longer brand her as half a 

Sorrow came again with the 
death of first the baby brother 
and three sears later, with the 
dealh of the little sister 

During this lime. Mrs. 
Duranl and her mother came 
to Boston and there, al only 
eighl scars ol age. Mrs. 

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Durang met Henry Durant, ten 
years her senior and a student 
at Harvard. 

Mrs. Durant attended a 
private school in Alexandria, 
Virginia svhere she svas trained 
in music, drasving, fine scsving, 
elaborate cooking, and all of 
the domestic arts. Her educa- 
tion svas so thorough lhal a 
leasing uncle said, "When she 
comes home, we'll put out a 
shingle to tell the svorld thai 
within may be found ihe young 
lady who. at age thirteen could 
make anything man requires. 
from a shirt lo a loar or cake. 
We'll not be bothered svith 
keeping her long." 

Even though Mrs. Durant 
w as the co-rounder oT a 
women's college she hcrscirdid 
nol attend college. She svanted 
to go to Mount Holyoke 
Seminary but her mother revis- 
ed. Rumor had it that at 
"Mount Holyoke the custom 
prevailed or introducing the 
girls to foreign missionaries 
who came svire-hunling" and 
needless to say, this "precious 
only daughter could not be so 
jeopardized." Instead, Mrs. 
Duranl attended another or the 
leading boarding schools in 
Nesv York City. She attended 
the school until she svas 18. 

After boarding school. Mrs. 
Durant and her mother travel- 
ed in the south or Europe. Mr. 
Duranl. now a lawyer, met 
them in Nesv York and they 
were married in May 1854. 

The Durant's married life svas 
not always shadowed by 
sorrow. One of the most amus- 
ing accounts or their summer 
home at Wellesley svas the sav- 
ing of the turkeykins, Mrs 
Duranl was found of raising 
turkeys. She was so proud of 
her brood or 19 turkeys that on 
a stormy night, she and Mr. 
Duranl rose to "rescue the 

Mr. Duranl "groped about 
in the thunderstorm and hunled 
down by the Hashes of lightning 
one lurkcykin after another un- 
til all nineteen had been 
caught " Mrs. Durant im- 
provised an incubator and 
"tenderly taking each little 
gobbler as il svas.'' triumphant- 
ly presented b) its dripping 
deliverer. Mr Duranl. put a 
drop of svjne down ils ihroai 

and deposited il in a basket in 
the incubator to dream cozily 
of Thanksgiving Day." 

Harry Jr. was born in 1855 
and a girl svas born in 1857. 
This child survived only two 
months, Added lo her mour- 
ning for Ihe child, was the dis- 
appointment that Mr. Durant 
did nol turn lo God in his 
bereavement. It was the grief of 
the remaining child's death 
lhal Mr. Durant gave up his 
practice, turned to God and 
founded Wellesley College. 

Il was Mrs. Durant, accom- 
panied by her husband, Henry 
Durant, svho laid the first stone 
or College Hall in 1871. She 
served as a Trustee to the 
I "liege and svas College 
Treasurer until her husband's 

Under her direction, the 
Gymnasium was equipped; 
valuable lands were purchased; 
the chapel, kitchen and laundry 
or College Hall svere supplied 
with venlilary apparatus and 
two dorms svere added: 
Freeman Cottage and the Eliot 
svhich svas a joint gift or Mrs. 
Duranl and Mr. H H. 

Also in 1878, Mrs. Durant 
founded the Students' Aid 
Society for young women "svho 
were in need or college training 
but svho could not afford to pay 
their osvn way." Out of her 
generosity and the aid or some 
women in Boston, the socielj 

was set upon lis feel. 

Outside of Wellesley, Mrs. 
Durant served seven sears on 
the Advisory Board of the 
Massachusetts Prison Com- 
mission and had 25 years as the 
President o( the Board or 
Managers for the Boston 

In 1868. before Ihe founding 
of Wellesley College. Mr. 
Duranl was a member of the 
Board of Trustee of Mount 
Hoi >oke Seminary. Mrs. 
Duranl donated SIO.000.00 to 
Mount Holyoke which enabled 
the institution to build its first 
library Mrs Durant was 
reported to have said. "There 
will not be mans institutions 
like Mount Holyoke." Two 
vears later, the Durant's 
applied for a charter for 
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Sports perspective: 
Mary Young '76 

Women make 
Good pros 

The hie slorj m women's -i 

this summer, or so ihe sports 
editors thought, was to be found 
in the gum-chewing girl sluggers 
infiltrating Little League bnscb ill 
Bui amidsl the mini-furor over 
coed baseball a Phoenix lawyer 
[old Ihc world thai women will be 
playing professional basketball i 
year fi-om now 

The announcement unfor- 
tunate)) cumc .ii a lime when 
newspapers everywhere were fuss- 
ing about pr» sports in general In 
in-" of the w orld Football 
I caguc's recoil und disgusting 
dilution <>l lulenl .mil quulil) ol 
play, the newspapers were right. 
i in tin. women's basketball 
league mtike il past these claims 
ol i in saturation und find :i place 
in (he pro sports arena? 

V\ hcthcr ihc venture is merely 
another commercial scheme to 
further impoverish sports buffs <>r 
whether ii will scl .1 precedent for 
women's team sports .is visible 
spectator entertainment depends 
on one s degree of optimism. 

Sticking to the theoretical side 
of the issue, there are plenty of 
reasons why the undertaking can 
,md will succeed, ind must 

Primarily, women's basketball 
offers .1 refreshing alternative to 
thegurgantuuns of the present pro 
scene (hat r.trcl) make mistakes 
because the) rarch try anything 
new They plai to score 1 lot and 
dunk the ball lor Joe Fan's 

But that gels dull It's no 
« under fans turn to college 
basketball i"r variation ind fre- 
quent npscisol major teams The 
girls will provide their own 
variations because the 

superlatives in mens basketball 
are not the same in the women n 

Fine--e ind ^pex.•d characterize 
the top women's teams because 
they can't rely on height and 
strength the waj men do The 
quick passing und teamwork that 
are pre-empted in large part in the 
pros in individual pcrforman 
"ill be Ihe hallmark ol a ■■■ oiw 
pro leam 

The Eastern Establishment 
might have trouble visualizing it, 

but there are seel ions ol the eoun- 

try "here women's basketball 

reigns supreme, "lib such "' 
a- rV coverage ol high school 
slate tournaments in packed 
nasiums in majoi ■ itii ■ 

With these area-, m mind 
Moines Indianapolis md 
Memphis have been nan cd 1 
possible locutions lor Ii mi loses 
Dcs Moines is ihe onlj eit< 
wilhoul an American Basketball 
\ssoci.iiion franchise, bul 
everyone knows, ihe \ H \ and 
lhal's not ihe Bar Association, is 
liurliiiL' These cities in 
lantly are located in " ,: 

ol girl- .im.iieiir huskclball 

cording to ihe lawyer innouncc- 

In He- Moines lmiIs high school 
basketball ranks ubove 
basketball statewide allho 
boll) are higlllj popular be. 
Ihe slate ha- no pro hall I own 
has its own brand ol girls h u 
h ill. consisting >>i three off< 
and three defensive phi 
separated In the halfcourl line 

When a leam seorcs l!> 
IosnCs ihe ball lo llie Otlll I 

ihc hulfcouri circk ami the) 
launch theii offense from ihere 
These fast-moving 
usually high-scoring as "ell 

I verywhere else in ihe 1 itry 

the faster five-] 

dard men's laricli. llU 

over Ihe top ,...i, ns in 

ilns game are Immaculul 
Pennsylvania. '.)ueen- -1 
■> i>rk. Indian i I Ini' ersil; and 
Southern C onnecticul Sl 

So the girl- Ii oe .1 ne" ipoi 
sell, and they've gol Ihe lulenl <•• 

plai II and Ihe place's lo plal II ill 

The fate ol the Vi .on 
Basketball \ssoeiution will un- 
doubledlv answer mam 

abnul Ihe inipaCl of ihe "or.. 

movement in general ind on 
another front, ihe future ol pn 

Ii is 1 tesl case .mi tin 
lability <>i women in 1 in- 

bred inequality where the I; 
national Tr.isk \ ■ ialion 
failed lo dclinc tie 'be won 
position although prize mom 
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Young coach learns 

By Caroline Frisman '77 

II you are down li\ Ihc 
boalhouse in the near future and 
catch sighl of a ,iudent with 
shoulder-length blonde hair and 
an enthusiastic smile — look 
again, lor -lie is the new ereu 
couch. Ms. Mavrene Earle 

Ms Larle. a native ol Maine, 
graduated lasl year with a di 
m physical education from the 
Boslon-Bouvc College, an affiliate 
of Northeastern which specializes 

speeilie.ills loi ueu alii. 

has no previous cxpcricm e in the 
sport Despite tin-, obsl 
Earle has tremendous vigor u 
learning quickly with the help ol 
Ihe ereu learn She "ill ,il 

attending a ereu clinic in ; 

In reference to the crew | 
M ■ I ark has great .... 
She specifically mentioned 
great amounl ol potential 
predicts a betlci season 
year Her basic philosopl 
sporu js thai if ii. 

arc truly inter, -.led il,,.. ■ j|| i , : 
sclf-molivated. Il,; ne 

d' 1 in ;progran Foi rcw has in- 

orporatcd tin- ide i and ne 
running on an individual 
rather than required worl 

a group 

In addition to 
teaches Ijfesai trig i 

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i' am tin- mi. 

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mini freshmen are being treated to this first-e»er semester squash class. 

Six freshmen take 
semester squash class 

pert, Ms. Ann Batcheldcr. Five 
Photo by Sasha Norkin '75 1 

See hockey!!! 

A veteran forward line and 
depth galore "ill be on the side of 
Ihe field hockey team as ihcy 
square off against Jackson 
Wcdnesdas at 4 in their first con- 
test this season. 

Wings Kale Kiepe '76 and Lis., 
Greene '77 along with inners Hoi- 
l> Woll '75 and Clare Swanger '76 
and center Pam Farley '75 leam 
up formidably on offense. They 
have all plaved with halfbacks 
( .imbue Irisinan '77 and Shelbi 
Kiddle '76. and fullback Sue 
Trout '77 lor at least a year. Deh- 
b\ Allen "77, a newcomer, is the 
other fullback 

Freshmen thai have proven 
themselves and won starling jobs 
on the squad include Helen Fre- 
nionl und Nancs Faunce, at half- 
back and fullback, respectively, 
and goalie Betsy Curtis. 

About 50 girls are slill out for 
ihe leam; giving coach Shiela 
Brown plenty of choice for the se- 
cond leam. which will also play a 
game against lackson's JV squad. 

Be (here lo support the leam 
and see sonic outstanding hockey. 

Hi Patricia Ido "78 

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M> \nn Batcheldcr, instruc- 

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! iirls mcci :i 

a we ui outside ol 

md hi conjunction with the 

I iculh e i. H \l Batchcldci i 

trying nvaj from a rigid 

lethod lo a looser one 
Students are eneouraged to 

Inch arc Irccli dlSCUSS- 

"We come up mth a croup 

id'Ol ins! one right 

loing Ihing; lid Ms 


I he fact that the class meets for 

a semester instead of a season will 

hopelulli lake the freshmen 
through beginning, intermediate, 
and strategic squash, and then the 
team. Ms, Batcheldcr said. 

The players seem vcri 
enthusiastic about the class 
Amelia I aiiccit said Ihei move 
along quick Ii. especially since the 
group is small. 

The Imiil of six in Ihe course ex- 
ists despite greater interest 
because there are only two squash 

"'There are two more unfinished 
courts, bul there are no funds to 
complete them," said Ms 

\iiicha -ais Ihere is a need lor 
ihcm. Facilities must be reserved 
24 hours in advance, and the 
squash season is not even here ycl 

Both \mcliu and Belli Stewart 
saj that thev decided lo sign up 
lor semester-long squash because 
the teacher was excited und 
enthusiastic about the sport. 

M Batcheldcr has been rank- 
ed nationally in squash for four 
years, while ranking among the 
lop ten players in Massachusetts 

lor [wo sears. 

She holds a B.A degree in 
American history and a master's 
in Education. She seeks her doc- 
torate in human movement at 
Boston I amersils 


Sailing— Dorm Race. 2 p.m. 


Swimming— Inlerdorm Swim Meet. 8:15 p.m. at the pool 


Tennis — Radcliffc at Welleslcy, 4 p.m. on Osal Courts. 
Field Hockey — Jackson at Welleslcy, 4 p.m. at hockey field. 

I Photo by Sasha Norkin '75) 

Tennis Schedule 
Wcdn l » R id, bile at Welleslcy, 4 p.m. 

I us id ..■. Oct. H Wellcslci ai Wheal. mi 

Wednesday, Oc| 9 Pine Manor at Welleslcy, 4 p.m. 
Wcdn ' i I I. 16 Wellcslcs at Tufts 

indSundaj Oct. 19-20 Women's Intercollegiate 
Tennis ai Harvard 

Helmsmen ride the wind, 
Show well at M.I.T. 

B> Kim Miskell "77 

Ms. Mavrene Earle 

in physical Iherapj and physical 

educ llion. While there she en- 

I participating in hei l | 

tporlsol volleyball, racquel | 
and aquatics and itudent-iaughl 
at Newton High School 

WeUcsIc) hired MS. I arle 

I ii. sailors tested 

their racing skills against com- 

oi i even other schools 

- .i ut ihc Sin 

ionship Her in i 

I I I 

i ih« ■ ui"i ■ 

n pouring ram 

und Ii during the qualifiea- 

I Ini i Welle le 
Sail) Newman 76 

. I in hei divis 

ling hei lo return Sundu . 
rlunatcl) ihe we ilhcr 'urned 
much I'uirct lor the finals with 

pun md shifting mud . 

Ilni lied well with un overall 

lh ol 32 bo il 

Sim i 

iking the 
i'. .lie-sic) will pailicipalc nest 

in Ihe Learning Regalia at M.I.T. 
ibis Friday and will return Salur- 
d ii lor the lirst team racing ofthe 


Field Hockey Schedule 

Wcdnesdas. Oct 2 Jackson at Welleslcy, 4 p.m.. 2 teams. 
Wednesday, Oct. 9 at Boston College. 4 p.m., I leam. 
Tuesday. Oct. 29 Triangular with Smith and Trinity at Smith, 
p m . I team. 

Ihursdai. Oct, 31 Worcester at Welleslev. 3:15 p.m., 2 teams. 
Thursday, Nov 7 at Radclirfe. 3:45 p.m.. 2 teams. 

All home games are on hockey field, across 
from Mary Hemcnway. 


In sports reporting? 

Call Mary Young, 


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